Employment

It’s a great time to become part of a dynamic, caring agency that addresses one of our community’s major public health epidemics: child sexual abuse and exploitation. Kristi House is 22 years old and still growing to meet the needs of children in Miami-Dade County. At the Kristi House Child Advocacy Center, you’d be part of a team which is helping to heal and protect our community’s most vulnerable victims. 

Three positions are currently open: Clinical Intake Therapist, Master’s Level Therapist, and Special Projects & Donor Relations Manager.

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Special Projects & Donor Relations Manager

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Special Projects & Donor Relations Manager is a full-time position that facilitates the execution of key initiatives as determined by the CEO and CAO. Additional responsibilities include providing executive level administrative support for board of director activities, metrics reporting, donor database and Constant Contact maintenance, organizing special events, and assisting the Director of Community Relations and Development in creating and updating social media, and other fundraising and outreach content.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administrative Support to CEO and CAO:

  • Scheduling
  • Meeting logistics and material preparation
  • Email and letter correspondence
  • Proposal generation
  • Assist with board communiqué, meeting preparation, minutes and ongoing support

Development and Communications:

  • Implement donor recognition and stewardship programs
  • Donor research, database management/reporting, event planning
  • Oversee media relations activities and social media, working closely with senior leadership for messaging and reporting on metrics
  • Oversee the Kristi House website and social media content
  • Assist with marketing of major community trainings, producing print and AV materials, interfacing with speakers and staff
  • Produce graphic design and materials for fund development, community presentations and conferences including: brochures, flyers, reports, PowerPoint presentations and displays
  • Produce fundraising materials and electronic communiqué for campaigns, donor recognition, stewardship, events and programs

Credentials and Competencies:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of administrative and development experience, preferably in social services
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Project management and interpersonal skills
  • Entrepreneurial approach to opportunities and decision making
  • Ability to work on a close knit team and remain positive when faced with adversity
  • Thrives in a diverse and often changing environment
  • Mastery in database and website maintenance, social media marketing, and graphic design

For interest in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@kristihouse.org

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Opening: Clinical Intake Therapist

Full Time 

General Description: 

This is a Master’s level, full-time, 40 hours per week position responsible for providing clinical and wraparound assessments of child sexual abuse victims and their non-offending parents/guardians.  The assessment therapist manages the initial intake assessment of cases referred to Kristi House to identify formal therapeutic case coordination treatment outcome goals for child victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending parent(s)/caregiver(s) in a culturally competent/culturally informed manner.

Work is performed under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor and Programs Director. Services provided to clients are monitored through supervision, and reviews. Staff job performance is evaluated during supervision, at the 90-day probationary evaluation period and during annual reviews.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide crisis counseling, intake assessment and evaluation to all clients/family referred for KH services using the Trauma Assessment Pathways instrument, through interviews, observation, and other best practice instruments to determine child and family status and needs.
  • Conduct clinical interviews and administers standardized assessment tools to capture a variety of clinical domains specific to trauma and to assess parent/caretaker and family functioning.
  • Conduct clinical and concrete assessment to direct case coordination and therapy treatment needs/goals.
  • Provide a treatment model unique to the child victim and his/her family.
  • Identify potential external referral sources for specialized services and make referrals.
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping and confidentiality
  • Maintain progress notes.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s level therapist
  • TF-CBT training and Licensure is a PLUS
  • A minimum of 1 year Master’s level experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish

For interest in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:

 – Josefina Costa, LMHC, Therapy Supervisorjcosta@kristihouse.org or Ruthlyn Webster, LCSW, ACSW, Programs Directorrwebster@kristihouse.org

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Opening: Master’s Level Therapist

Part Time (Weekends, Evenings)

General Description: This is a Master’s level (with or without license), part-time (evenings and weekends) position designed to provide therapeutic services to child sexual abuse victims. The therapist is responsible for carrying a therapeutic caseload of 5-10 Kristi House clients, providing in-home individual, group, and family therapy in the evidence-based treatment(s) proven effective for child sexual trauma.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide therapeutic services for children referred ages 2 to 18 including in-home individual, group and/or family therapy as appropriate
  • Serve on call for critical incidents and ongoing consultation
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping and confidentiality, including entry into Kristi House’s client management system of all relevant client information, assessment scores and case notes
  • Monitor clients’ clinical progress during the course of treatment
  • Participate in treatment planning and review
  • Coordinate with Kristi House case coordinators and other agencies on the multidisciplinary team to ensure communication among agencies involved with the family
  • Participate in training and professional development activities of the organization
  • Attend weekly meetings with clinical and administrative staff
  • Perform related work as required

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university in Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy
  • TF-CBT training and Licensure is a PLUS
  • A minimum of 3 year Masters level experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish

For interest in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:

 – Josefina Costa, LMHC, Therapy Supervisorjcosta@kristihouse.org or Ruthlyn Webster, LCSW, ACSW, Programs Directorrwebster@kristihouse.org

 


Kristi House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Director of Operations, Dawn Thompson, at 305-547-6834 or dthompson@kristihouse.org.

To advise us of your interest in possible employment opportunities at Kristi House, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Operations, Kristi House, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, or email it to jobs@kristihouse.org

In the employment, training, promoting, or provision of service to clients, Kristi House will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, country of national origin, language proficiency, or ability to pay. In addition, clients that are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders will not be excluded from service because of the diagnosis. Kristi House will provide reasonable accommodation to all employees and clients as specified by the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Department of Children and Families CFOP 60-10, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. All services including communication assistance and auxiliary aids, are provided free of charge to the client.